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Nankhumwa urges Govt to reduce fuel prices, scale up cash transfer

Nankhumwa urges Govt to reduce fuel prices, scale up cash transfer

Africa-Press - Malawi. Leader of Opposition Kondwani Nankhumwa has urged Government to scale up cash transfer programme and reduce fuel prices to help cushion...
RTMU writes President Chakwera over Chikangawa forest dispute

RTMU writes President Chakwera over Chikangawa forest dispute

Africa-Press - Malawi. Local sawmillers under Reformed Timber Millers Union (RTMU) have written President Lazarus Chakwera expressing discontent over the Department of Forestry’s decision...
Covid-19 on the rise in Malawi: Govt to decide on vaccine

Covid-19 on the rise in Malawi: Govt to decide on vaccine

Africa-Press - Malawi. Malawi, which has been registering almost zero new cases of coronavirus (Covid-19) in the past months has seen a sharp...
EU pumps in K52bn for Malawi skills transfer project

EU pumps in K52bn for Malawi skills transfer project

Africa-Press - Malawi. The European Union (EU) has pumped in K51.8 billion for a skills transfer project which is expected to create jobs...
Trader faults Malawi Revenue Authority on VAT for cooking oil

Trader faults Malawi Revenue Authority on VAT for cooking oil

Africa-Press - Malawi. One of the local companies has faulted Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA) for accusing cooking oil manufactures of increasing the price ...
MRA urges Malawi women cross border traders not to use uncharted routes

MRA urges Malawi women cross border traders not to use uncharted routes

Africa-Press - Malawi. Women conducting cross border trade in Mchinji have been advised not to use uncharted routes, a malpractice that makes Malawi fail...
Standard Bank Malawi hires  new CEO: VP Chilima congratulates Madinga

Standard Bank Malawi hires  new CEO: VP Chilima congratulates Madinga

Africa-Press - Malawi. One of the oldest commercial banks in the country, Standard Bank, has hired a new chief executive officer. He is a...
Norway partners ILO to improve working conditions in Malawi’s tobacco industry

Norway partners ILO to improve working conditions in Malawi’s tobacco industry

Africa-Press - Malawi. The Government of Norway and the International Labour Organization (ILO) on Tuesday signed a partnership agreement for a new development cooperation...
Former Minister Mwanamvekha says change of fiscal year is pointless

Former Minister Mwanamvekha says change of fiscal year is pointless

Africa-Press - Malawi. Former Finance Minister Joseph Mwanamvekha has said that the change of the government’s fiscal calendar by the Tonse Administration will not...
Dzuka Malawi: K27m salary, 2500 litres of fuel and Dr. Laz

Dzuka Malawi: K27m salary, 2500 litres of fuel and Dr. Laz

Africa-Press - Malawi. In Malawi last Friday, 18th December, someone might have pocketed K27 million as his monthly salary for being a Governor of...